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Book Review: On the Road

There is a passage in the first few pages of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road that perfectly sets the tone for the autobiographical story and sums up Kerouac’s life. He wrote, “the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous…

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Book Review: Survivor by Chuck Palahniuk

Best known for the cynical and ironic dark humor that appears throughout his work, Chuck Palahniuk has been dubbed a “shock writer” by the media. His writing style, which he refers to as a minimalistic approach, has been influenced by and compared to such authors as Amy Hempel, Bret Easton Ellis, Irvine Welsh, Kurt Vonnegut…

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